Costume Art in the Noh Theater Community
Keywords:Noh theater, Nōgaku, Noh theater community, Japanese costume, Noh masks, Japanese costume accessories, theater costume collections
The article examines costumes in the context of the Noh theater community. The author proposes an understanding of these costumes as part of theatrical practice, as well as a means of sociocultural self-identification, and analyzes representative samples; the most typical motifs, compositional schemes, design approaches are determined. The article also focuses on accessories that make up the ensemble, both for the stage (mask, fan) and off-stage (netsuke, fan, obidome).
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